Boy did I get a surprise this week . I had originally applied for a 6K tag and was turned down and given a preference point for next year. Well yesterday in the mail I received a letter from the DEC . They said the area had fewer application than anticipated and they sent me one.
I am guessing, as I have heard, that a lot of people did not apply due to the extra $10. tax on them this year.
In the darkness, the hunter stumbles through the underbrush, making noise and leaving his scent seemingly EVERYWHERE!
Daylight will be here in 30 minutes and he wanted to be in the stand an hour before daylight.
"I know I left that stand RIGHT in this area last night," he mutters under his breath, "but where is it now?"
He traipses back and forth in a zig zag pattern, getting himself overheated and sweaty, but never finding the stand he left there the previous evening – and eventually sits on a...